Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for safari jacket
- ‘In our bush jackets and black peaked caps we were mistaken for Palestine police.’
- ‘From the Indian languages come chipmunk, mackinaw (a bush jacket), moose, muskeg (boggy, mossy land), muskrat.’
- ‘But once onstage, it's off with the gloves (ditto the dark glasses and the black-and-red bush jacket).’
- ‘Women can dress this look up by wearing an animal print top or skirt with a bush jacket, or a white lace blouse with khakis.’
- ‘In January, the man shovels the driveway wearing a light bush jacket, while I don't even leave the house unless I'm bundled enough for a trek up Mount Everest.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.